November 10, 2020 10:14 pm
Market estimates say at least 28,000 tonnes of onions from Iran, Afganisthan, Turkey and other countries have arrived in India and absorbed mostly by the hotel and restaurant sector.
October 15, 2020 8:44 pm
Holkar claimed the raid was in line with a “pattern” seen over the years. “When onion prices start rising, first exports are banned and when that fails to cool down prices, income tax officials come knocking on the doors of traders,” he said.
October 15, 2020 8:46 am
Wholesale onion prices at Lasalagaon's onion market have crossed the Rs 4,800/- per quintal mark earlier this week with the supply of quality onion deeply hit.
September 21, 2020 10:18 pm
Last Monday, the central government had clamped down on the onion trade by banning imports of all kinds of onions.
September 19, 2020 7:54 pm
Speaking to The Indian Express, sources said the ban has hit onion growers the hardest and urgent measures were needed against it.
September 18, 2020 7:24 am
Bangladesh has officially conveyed its “deep concern” over India’s abrupt decision to ban the export of onions.
September 16, 2020 8:38 pm
Fadnavis also held a telephonic conversation with Goyal to explain him the unrest among farmers due to the Centre’s decision.
May 09, 2020 7:44 pm
Under the Merchandise Export from India Scheme (MEIS), onion exporters were eligible for a five per cent rebate for the onions they exported. However, the scheme was suspended in June 2019 due to the steady rise in retail and wholesale prices in the country.
February 23, 2020 11:45 am
In many urban areas, onion prices had traded well above the Rs 100 per kg mark. India had imported 36,000 tonne of onions, of which around 18,500 tonne had arrived by mid January.
January 15, 2020 4:58 am
Ram Vilas Paswan added a group of ministers, chaired by the Home Minister, had asked States to take the imported onions, but the States are not showing willingness to take them.